Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Bruno Lucchesi

2015 Gold Medal recipient

We are pleased to announce that this year's Gold Medal will be presented to Bruno Lucchesi.  He has had a lifelong passion for portraying the figure, and after graduating from Lucca's Art Institute, he taught at the Florence University before moving to the United States.   

He has received numerous awards from the National Academy, National Arts Club, the Architectural League and was a Guggenheim Fellow.  He continues to travel yearly giving workshops throughout the US and Europe.  On Saturday, May 2 at 7:00pm during the annual Gala and Awards Program, Mr. Lucchesi will accept the Portrait Society's highest honor.